In these economically challenging times, it is important that everyone know about the assistance available to help people stay connected and have access to vital telephone service. “Lifeline" and "Link-Up" are two assistance programs that provide discounts to low-income consumers on basic residential telephone service. While these programs have been active for years, half of the consumers eligible fail to take advantage of these discounts; we need your help to change that.
The basic concept of the discounts is simple: Lifeline involves discounts on the monthly charges for telephone service, and Link-Up involves a discount on the cost of initiating the service. The discount is available for a primary residential telephone, even a wireless phone. Additional discounts are provided for consumers on tribal lands.
Lifeline web site
Click here to view a flier in PDF.